Elfriede Stegemeyer (1908-1988) was a German photographer, painter and film artist. During a bombing raid on Berlin in 1943, much of her work was destroyed. After the war, she devoted herself under the pseudonym elde steeg to painting and drawing and experimented with surrealist and constructivist modes of expression. From 1945 she lived and worked under the name Elde Steeg. In 1974 she moved to Innsbruck and worked there until her death.